Top 10 Global Cities Creating U.S. Jobs
A recent Brookings report determined the top 10 global city-regions making direct investments, and employing workers, in the United States.
Gold Soars on Threat of U.S. Debt Default
Default is in the air. Last week Greek woes threatened to scuttle the euro zone economy; this week, with the U.S. embroiled in a debt-ceiling-vs.-deficit standoff, investors are fleeing other holdings and sinking their funds in safe-haven gold.
Japan Disaster Leaves Economists and Portfolio Managers Weighing Damages
As Japan struggles to recover from the damage of the earthquake and tsunami-driven nuclear disaster, market participants are considering its impact on the global economy.
Fewest Requests for Jobless Claims Since 2008
The number of people applying for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly three years, continuing a downward trend that suggests hiring could pick up this year.
Europe Will Guarantee Interbank Lending
Euro zone finance ministers agreed on October 12 to guarantee interbank loans for up to five years.
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